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Re: Making all elements and attributes that contain hyphens valid

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 02:41:59 +0900
To: "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130929174158.GT99230@sideshowbarker>
Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, 2013-09-20 10:25 +0200:

> I don't think we should allow arbitrary attributes if they have dashes.
> AFAICT it would make validators less useful at catching mistakes while not
> really solving the stated problem. Validators should actually *validate* the
> whatever="" attribute, not punch a huge anything-goes hole in all of HTML.

I completely agree with Simon here.

When I can make more time I'll try to write up a few more details and post
them. But for now I think Simon's already stated things quite well.


Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
Received on Sunday, 29 September 2013 17:42:10 UTC

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